Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Idiodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 39.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Idiodes apicata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 40.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1919. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 44: 290.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmanie [Tasmania], (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Choara Walker, 1860.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CHOARA Walker, 1860 [November 10]; NOPIA Walker, 1861 [December 14] ; and THRENETA Turner, 1947 as junior synonyms of IDIODES Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 28 species and 3 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus IDIODES.

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